Trekking Santa Cruz is one of the most popular routes in the Cordillera Blanca. its popularity becouse it has a spectacular view of the mountains, crystal clear lagoons. Along the way, you will have wonderful views of Artesonraju, Rinrijirca and Alpamayo.

Duration: 06 Days /05 Nights.
Altitude: 4,750 msnm Union tip step
Difficulty : Moderate
Recommended time: May to September


Day 01 Huaraz (3100 m)/ Cashapampa (2930 m)/ Llamacorral (3760 m)

Transfer of Huaraz 3,100 masl. In private transport to Cashapampa 2,930 meters above sea level. Where the muleteer waits with his packets to transport the equipment of trekking, where the walk by the valley of Santa Cruz begins until arriving at the Llamacorral camp 3,760 msnm. On the walk it takes about 04 to 05 hours.

Day 02. Llamacorral (3,760 m)/ Taullipampa (4,250 m).

The road continues through the valley of Santa Cruz, slope from the camp 490 m. On the way we visit the lagoons Ichiccocha and Jatuncocha then turn off to the viewpoint of Alpamayo to observe Nevado Alpamayo, Nevado Quitaraju, Nevado Potaca, Nevado Aguja, Nevado Caraz, Nevado Artezonraju, Nevado Pirámide and Nevado Paria, after observing these beautiful snow peaks. continue to the camp. On a walk it takes about 05 to 06 hours.

Day 03. Taullipampa (4,250 m)/ Cachinanpampa (3,600 m).

This day crosses the Punta Unión pass, 4,750 meters above sea level. height difference from the camp is 500 m. Where you can see the entire Santa Cruz Valley and the aforementioned snowfalls. After passing a 1,150 m drop is lowered. Through the Quebrada Huaripampa to the camp. In the walk it takes 07 to 08 hours approx.

Day 04. Cachinanpampa (3,600 m)/ Yanapaccha (4,260 m).

Continue the path through Huaripampa ravine to Vaquería, continue the walk through the valley of Morococha to the camp. On the way it takes 05 to 06 hours approx.

Day 05. Yanapaccha (4,260 m)/Cebollapampa (3,900 m).

Pass the second pass Portachuelo de Llanganuco 4,767 meters above sea level. Height difference from the camp 507 m. From the pass is very spectacular panoramic where you can see the lagoons of Llanganuco and the most famous snow mountains of the Cordillera Blanca such as Nevado Chacraraju, Nevado Pisco, Nevado Huandoys, Nevado Huascaran Norte, Nevado Huascaran Sur and Nevado Chopicallqui, after observing these beautiful snowy peaks go down to the camp. On the way it takes 05 to 06 hours approx.

Day 06. Cebollapampa (3,900 m) / Laguna 69 (4,650 m).

Huaraz 3100 m. That day it is diverted to Lagoon 69, which is at the foot of the Chacraraju Nevado. After the lagoon, it returns by the same road to Cebollapampa, where it waits for transportation to the city of Huaraz and hotel.



  • Trekking Guide
  • Cook (1), Arrieros (2)
  • Tourist transport to the starting point for walking
  • Food during the expedition (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Camping equipment (sleeping tent, dining room, kitchen and bathroom)
  • Kitchen Logistics Team (kitchen utensils)
  • Donkeys for the transport of luggage and food
  • First aid kit
  • Personal assistance


  • Entrance tickets (Huascarán National Park)
  • Entrance to each place
  • Personal clothes for Trekking
  • Extra meals and drinks in the cities
  • Taxes within the Airport
  • Travel Insurance
  • Sleeping bag
  • Pad
  • Tips (driver, guide, cook, muleteer)

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